Bali Backpacker's Guidelines

DREAMLAND BEACH (Pantai Dreamland)/New Kuta Beach + SUNBATH + SURFING – The Dream Beach of the Surfer

DREAMLAND BEACH

– All Details to Know About Dreamland Beach –

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT DREAMLAND BEACH?

HIDDEN BEACH
This beach located in the back of the hill.
The beach has good atmosphere.

SURFING SPOT
This beach is the best surfing spot in Bali.
It’s favorite place for surfer and paradise hunter.

SUNSET SPOT
This beach is one of the best sunset spot in Bali.
It’s favorite place for watching surfer and sunset.

NO ENTRANCE FEE
There is no official entrance fee.
But, you will pay for the parking fee.

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WHAT IS DREAMLAND BEACH?

DESCRIPTION:

Dreamland beach is one of the popular beach in Bali and favorite for surfer. On 1996 it was complex of grand development of Bali Pecatu Graha. But, on 1998 when monetary crisis happened, the mega project stuck. Today they named the beach as ‘New Kuta Beach‘. But, the local and the tourist still use ‘Dreamland beach’ name.

DREAMLAND BEACH

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WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT DREAMLAND BEACH?

BEST TIME TO VISIT:

DRY SEASON:
April  – October.

*) July to September are the most ideal months to visit this beach since it is little rain and sometime no rain et all.

**) If you visit on west wind season (November – February), you will found the beach so dirty, full of garbage such as plastic, branch, coconut skin, etc. It caused by the west wind blows and bring the waste/garbage from other island and landed in Bali island.

SUNSET TIME:
6.40 PM – 6.45 PM.

*) The color gradation start on 6.15 PM.

DREAMLAND BEACH

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HOW MUCH IS THE DREAMLAND BEACH ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRY TICKET:
Free.

PARKING FEE:
IDR 5K for scooter.
IDR 20K for car.

SUNBATH SPOT ON DREAMLAND BEACH

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WHERE IS THE DREAMLAND BEACH LOCATED?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Pecatu
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Kuta Selatan
Regency (Kabupaten): Badung
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 29 km southwest of Denpasar or 1 hour and 6 minutes.
About 50 km southwest of Ubud or 2 hours.
About 24 km southwest of Kuta beach or 1 hours.
About 19 km southwest of Ngurah Rai airport or 42 minutes.

MAP OF DREAMLAND BEACH:

HOW TO GET TO DREAMLAND BEACH?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is cheap public transport to get there. Trans SARBAGITA Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans SARBAGITA. Then, you must reach to Garuda Wisnu Kencana halte (halte GWK Depan), and then take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu and stop before Uluwatu temple (Pecatu Indah Resort). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. 🙂

From DENPASAR :
please to reach Ngurah Rai Stadium – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
or reach ‘Kamboja’ or ‘Surapati’ or ‘Sudirman’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in front of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Depan).
Then,  take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu temple – Stop in Pecatu Indah Resort (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach.

From UBUD :
please to reach Batubulan Bus Station – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the ‘Pesanggaran’ Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in front of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Depan).
Then,  take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu temple. – Stop in Pecatu Indah Resort (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach.

From KUTA :
please to reach Kuta Central Parking – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Patasari (Tuban) Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in front of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Depan).
Then,  take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu temple. – Stop in Pecatu Indah Resort (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach.

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
please to reach ‘Patasari’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
or reach ‘Kelan’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in front of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Depan).
Then,  take Feeder Bus to Uluwatu temple. – Stop in Pecatu Indah Resort (before Uluwatu temple). Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter to the Dreamland beach.

*) There is no direct public transport to get there. If you use public transport, you will waste your time because the feeder bus not really sure when it will arrive.

**) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this beach and use google map as your navigator.

DREAMLAND BEACH VIEW FROM THE HILL

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*) If you don’t like touristic beach, you can walk a few hundreds meter to the right. Then you will see it more quiet and no cafe, hotel or restaurant. Some international tourist were topless when sunbathing here.

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet. Better bring your own pocket tissue.

*) Here the fee:

  • Toilet: IDR 3K.
  • Taking shower: IDR 10K.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
One recommended cafe & resto near the beach.

*) Cold ‘Bintang’ beer and coconut water available in here.

A SURFER IN ACTION

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*) To reach the surfing spot in Dreamland beach you have turn right and walk along the coast. Then you will found a spot that not much coral and stones. This is the surfing spot in Dreamland beach.

  • Surfboard rental: IDR 100K.
  • Surfing lesson: IDR 400K.
DREAMLAND BEACH SUNSET HIDDEN THE CLOUDS

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DREAMLAND BEACH

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*) It’s a nice beach with the white sands and the blue tosca water. The sunset also nice, i really enjoy this beach.

GET A BIG PICTURE OF DREAMLAND BEACH FROM VIDEO:

SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR DREAMLAND BEACH BALI:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Dreamland beach:

1. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) culture park
2. Labuan Sait Padang-padang beach.
3. Balangan beach.
4. Padang-padang Thomas beach.
5. Blue point beach (Suluban beach).
6. Uluwatu temple + monkey forest + sunset + bali dance show
7.

You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 7 itinerary.

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